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  • Dr. Gabriela Ilie, PhD


Assistant Professor,1 Endowed Soillse Research Chair in Prostate Cancer Quality of Life Research,4  Associate Scientist,2 Adjunct Professor 


1 – Joint appointment in Departments of Urology and Community Health and Epidemiology; Cross appointment in Radiation Oncology and Psychology and Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University; Halifax, NS 2- Institute for Mental Health Policy Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON 3 - Faculty of Music, in association with the Music and Health Research Collaboratory (MaHRC), University of Toronto, ON.

Research Interests:

The overarching aim of Dr. Ilie’s research is to Improve the Quality of Life of Prostate Cancer survivors through Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs). Her substantive interests are in the areas of quality of life post prostate cancer diagnosis, the establishment of an infrastructure for the electronic routine collection of function and general health patient-reported outcomes, improving the communication between clinicians and patients, clinicians and the patient’s circle of care, transitions of cancer care, management of cancer care and cancer care health policy. 

Involvement with BHCRI to date:

Dr. Gabriela Ilie is an Associate Member





Departments of Community Health and Epidemiology and Urology, Faculty of Medicine, 5790 University Avenue, 4th Floor, Rm.401, Halifax, NS Canada


Ilie G., Cusimano M.D., Li W. (2017) Effects of traumatic brain injury on prosodic processing impairments: a systematic review. Systematic Reviews (in print)
DOI: 10.1186/s13643-016-0385-3

Ilie G., Mann R., Boak A, Adlaf E, Asbridge M, Rehm J, Cusimano MD. (2016) Cross-sectional examination of the association of co-occurring alcohol misuse and traumatic brain injury on mental health and conduct problems in adolescents in Ontario, Canada. BMJ Open Neurology 2016;6:e011824 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011824. 

Cusimano M, Pshonyak I, Yongjun-Lee M, Ilie, G. (2016) A systematic review of 30-day readmission after cranial neurosurgery. J Neurosurg. 2016 Oct 21:1-11. [Epub ahead of print] DOI: 10.3171/2016.7.JNS152226

Cusimano MD, Ilie G, Mulleh SJ, Pauley CR, Stulberg JR, Topolovec-Vranic J., Zang S. (2016) Aggression, Violence and Injury in Minor League Ice Hockey: Avenues for Prevention of Injury. PLoS ONE 11(6):e0156683
Ilie, G, Boak, A., Adlaf, E.M., Mann, R.E., Hamilton, H., Asbridge, M., Jürgen, R., Cusimano, D.M. (2015) Energy Drinks, Alcohol, Sports and Traumatic Brain Injuries among Adolescents. PLOS One – Open Access.
Ilie, G, Mann, R.E., Adlaf, E.M., Hamilton, H., Asbridge, M., Jürgen, R., Cusiman DM. (2015) The association between traumatic brain injury and ADHD in a Canadian adult sample. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 69, 174-179.
Ilie, G., Mann, R., Ialomiteanu, A., Adlaf, E., Hamilton, H., Wickens, C., Asbridge, M., Rehm, J, & Cusimano, MD. (2015) Traumatic brain injury, driver aggression and motor vehicle collisions in Canadian adults. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 81: 1-7
Cusimano M, Pshonyak I, Yongjun-Lee M, Ilie, G. (2015) Causes of 30-day readmission after neurosurgery of the spine. Journal of Neurosurgery, 10/2015. DOI:10.3171/2015.4.SPINE15445
Branka, A., Mann, R., Tuck, A., Ialomiteanu, A., Bondy, S., Simich, L., & Ilie, G. (2015) Alcohol use among immigrants in Ontario, Canada. Drug and Alcohol Review, Article first published online: 18 March 2015. DOI: 10.1111/dar.12250
Wickens Cm, Vingilis E, Mann RE, Erickson P, Toplak M, Kolla N, Seeley J, Ialomiteanu A, Stoduto G, Ilie, G. (2015) The impact of childhood symptoms of conduct disorder on driver aggression in adulthood Accident Analysis and Prevention, 3, 78C:87-93. DOI: 10.1016/j.11p.2015.02.013

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